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Gadgets are to blame for 'skills gap'

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There's talk in economic development circles these days of a "skills gap," the notion that people who graduate from high school or college aren't trained for the jobs that are available. 


I can't imagine this. I wonder just what it is that today's kids can't do. 

Most of them can type faster with their two thumbs than the rest of us can type with all fingers. 

Most of them can figure out how to run any gadget within seconds of breaking the seal on the packaging. 

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